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Thomas Moore4,275 Points
Really wish videos could be paused or manipulated in a non-maximized window.
It's a huge pain, when working on a single screen, to keep switching back and forth between treehouse and IDE.
Why is it that the video controls can't be accessed when the video page is resized down to fill just half my screen?
You can resize/minimize the browser window and your IDE in such a way that they are parallel to each other, so that you can follow the steps as you view the video. That might help.
Hey Thomas, quick solution for you. You can pause and play the video, so long as the controls are active (e.g., you've clicked them once), using the
spacebar. Additionally, you can skip forward or backward using the ← and → arrow keys. Remember, you have to have that particular window active to work, and not your IDE.
Hey Thomas, I made a video showing how to toggle back and forth using either
Alt+Tab on Windows or
Cmd+Tab on a Mac, and
spacebar to resume and pause video playback. It's working on a Mac; I'm not sure, but it should be the same on Windows. Let me know if this works for you.
James Barnett39,199 Points
I just did a little testing using Chrome on Windows 7. If I keep my browser window open to 761px (or bigger) then I can alt-tab between windows and use the spacebar to pause.
Amy Funderburg18,038 Points
I use Chrome and I found that when I view videos in a small window I am able to open the controls to pause by right clicking, and select show controls